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Yamaha RX-460 Owner's Manual

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55W + 55W (8Ω) RMS Output Power, 0.04% THD, 20 - 20,000 Hz
High Dynamic Power, Low Impedance Drive Capability
Source Direct Switch to Reproduce the Purest Source Sound
Thank you for selecting this YAMAHA stereo receiver.
OWNER'S MANUAL
CONTENTS
Safety Instructions ...................2
Supplied Accessories ..............3
Connections.............................4
Operations ...............................7
Tuning Operations ..................10
Troubleshooting ......................14
Specifications .........................15
Continuously Variable Loudness Control
IF Count Direct PLL Synthesizer Tuning System
IMPORTANT!
Please record the serial number of this
unit in the space below.
Model:
Serial No.:
The serial number is located on the rear
of the unit.
Retain this Owner's Manual in a safe
place for future reference.
WARNING
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR
ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE
THIS UNIT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
RX-460

Natural Sound Stereo Receiver

40-Station Random Preset Tuning
Remote Control Capability
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CAUTION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE
COVER (OR BACK), NO USER-SERVICEABLE
PARTS INSIDE, REFER SERVICING TO
QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
• Explanation of Graphical Symbols
The lightning flash with arrowhead
symbol, within an equilateral triangle,
is intended to alert you to the
presence of uninsulated "dangerous
voltage" within the product's
enclosure that may be of sufficient
magnitude to constitute a risk of
electric shock to persons.
The exclamation point within an
equilateral triangle is intended to alert
you to the presence of important
operating and maintenance
(servicing) instructions in the
literature accompanying the
appliance.

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    55W + 55W (8Ω) RMS Output Power, 0.04% THD, 20 – 20,000 Hz High Dynamic Power, Low Impedance Drive Capability Source Direct Switch to Reproduce the Purest Source Sound IF Count Direct PLL Synthesizer Tuning System Thank you for selecting this YAMAHA stereo receiver. OWNER’S MANUAL CONTENTS Safety Instructions ...2 Supplied Accessories ...3...
  • Page 2: Safety Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read Instructions – All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the unit is operated. Retain Instructions – The safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference. Heed Warnings – All warnings on the unit and in the operating instructions should be adhered to.
  • Page 3: Supplied Accessories

    This product, when installed as indicated in the instructions contained in this manual, meets FCC requirements. Modifications not expressly approved by Yamaha may void your authority, granted by the FCC, to use the product. 2. IMPORTANT : When connecting this product to accessories and/or another product use only high quality shielded cables.
  • Page 4: Connections

    Before attempting to make any connections to or from this unit, be sure to first switch OFF the power to this unit and to any other components to which connections are being made. AUDIO CONNECTIONS When making connections between this unit and other components, be sure all connections are made correctly, that is to say L (left) to L, R (right) to R, “+”...
  • Page 5: Connecting Speakers

    Red: positive (+) Black: negative (–) REMOTE CONTROL (PHONO) connector If you have a YAMAHA turntable with the to this connector by using the cable provided with the turntable. This connection allows you to control the turntable from the provided remote control transmitter.
  • Page 6: Antenna Connections

    ANTENNA CONNECTIONS Each antenna should be connected to the designated terminals correctly, referring to the following figure. Both AM and FM indoor antennas are included with this unit. In general, these antennas will probably provide sufficient signal strength. Nevertheless, a properly installed outdoor antenna will give clearer reception than an indoor one. If you experience poor reception quality, an outdoor antenna may result in improvement.
  • Page 7: Operations

    TO PLAY A SOURCE VOLUME — dB ∞ Set to the “ ” position. POWER Select a desired input source. MONITOR TUNER TAPE 2 TAPE 1 COPY * The name of the selected input source will appear in the display. * Note that pressing on each input selector selects the source which is connected to the corresponding input terminals on the rear panel.
  • Page 8 TO RECORD A SOURCE TO TAPE Select the source to be recorded. MONITOR TAPE 2 TAPE 1 TUNER COPY . * To dub from tape to tape, refer to the “Notes” shown at right. * When selecting AUX, TUNER, CD or PHONO, be sure that TAPE 1 and/or TAPE 2 are not also selected.
  • Page 9: Selecting The Speaker System

    Adjusting the BALANCE control Adjust the balance of the output volume to the left and right speakers to compensate for sound imbalance caused from speaker location or listening room conditions. BALANCE Adjusting the BASS and TREBLE controls BASS DEFEAT — BASS : Turn this clockwise to increase (or counter- clockwise to decrease) the low frequency...
  • Page 10: Tuning Operations

    Normally, if station signals are strong and there is no interference, quick automatic-search tuning (AUTOMATIC TUNING) is possible. However, if signals of the station you want to select are weak, you must tune to it manually (MANUAL TUNING). AUTOMATIC TUNING Select the reception band (FM or AM) while watching the display.
  • Page 11: Preset Tuning

    PRESET TUNING This unit can store station frequencies selected by tuning operation. With this function, you can recall any desired station by only selecting the preset station number where it is stored. Up to 40 stations (8 stations per page) can be stored. 4,2 2 TO PROGRAM STATIONS Tune to a desired station.
  • Page 12: Remote Control Transmitter

    The remote control transmitter provided with this unit is designed to control all the most commonly used functions of the unit. If the CD player, turntable, equalizer, and tape deck connected to this unit are YAMAHA components designed for remote control compatibility (components with an component.
  • Page 13: Notes About The Remote Control Transmitter

    NOTES ABOUT THE REMOTE CONTROL TRANSMITTER Battery installation Battery replacement If you find that the remote control transmitter must be used closer to the main unit, the batteries are weak. Replace both batteries with new ones. Notes Use only AA, R6, UM-3 batteries for replacement. Be sure the polarities are correct.
  • Page 14: Troubleshooting

    If the unit fails to operate normally, check the following points to determine whether the fault can be corrected by the simple measures suggested. If it cannot be corrected, or if the fault is not listed in the SYMPTOM column, disconnect the power cord and contact your authorized YAMAHA dealer or service center for help. SYMPTOM The unit fails to turn on when the POWER switch is pressed.
  • Page 15: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS AUDIO SECTION Minimum RMS Output Power per Channel 8 ohms, 20 Hz to 20 kHz, 0.04% THD ...55W+55W 6 ohms, 20 Hz to 20 kHz, 0.06% THD [U.S.A.,Canada and General models] ...60W+60W Dynamic Power per Channel (by IHF Dynamic Headroom measuring method) [U.S.A., Canada and General models] 8/6/4/2 ohms ...85/100/120/130W...
  • Page 16 YAMAHA ELECTRONIQUE FRANCE S.A. RUE AMBROISE CROIZAT BP70 CROISSY-BEAUBOURG 77312 MARNE-LA-VALLEE CEDEX02, FRANCE YAMAHA ELECTRONICS (UK) LTD. YAMAHA HOUSE, 200 RICKMANSWORTH ROAD WATFORD, HERTS WD1 7JS, ENGLAND YAMAHA SCANDINAVIA A.B. J A WETTERGRENS GATA 1, BOX 30053, 400 43 VÄSTRA FRÖLUNDA, SWEDEN VN15630-1 BWWR,g Printed in Japan...